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Cuban Baby Named Barbara Benita –

Cuban Baby Named Barbara Benita – | Name News | Scoop.it
Andres holding Barbara Benita(Bettmann / Getty Images) A few days ago we talked about Cuban refugee babies whose names were associated with the Mariel boatlift, but here’s an even earlier Cub…
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News-Inspired Baby Names: Elian & Marisleysis

News-Inspired Baby Names: Elian & Marisleysis | Name News | Scoop.it
In November of 1999, a 5-year-old Cuban boy named Elián González and his mother Elizabeth (along with others) attempted to escape Cuba and reach the U.S. The boat capsized and most of the…
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Babies Named for the Mariel Boatlift –

Babies Named for the Mariel Boatlift – | Name News | Scoop.it
I mentioned the Mariel boatlift in last week’s post on Margaux Hemingway. It was the mass emigration of 125,000 Cubans to Florida in 1980 (from April to October). All the boats leaving Cuba s…
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